A new Trades Union Congress (TUCreport published on Thursday 30 November reveals that nearly three-quarters (72%) of young people aged 16 to 24 miss out on key employment rights at work.

While some workplace rights for employees begin from day one of employment, others only kick in after two years of continuous service – including protection from unfair dismissal and the right to statutory redundancy pay.

The new report – published at the end of TUC’s Young Workers’ Month – shows that employees aged 16 to 24 are far less likely to have built up two years of continuous service in the same job, so are much more likely to miss out on key protections.

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